Jan 20, 2021

Mastercard study predicts massive Fintech disruption in Africa

The Mastercard Economics Institute says the opportunity for fintech disruption is high in Africa, with digitisation enabling financial inclusion in emerging markets.
Oct 1, 2020

Bridging digital divide key to Kenya’s gig economy

Government on the verge of approving a digital economy strategy.
Sep 29, 2020

ACI Worldwide and Mastercard to Collaborate and Advance New Payment Solutions and Experiences for Customers

ACI and Mastercard will begin their collaboration by working together to offer industry-leading technology and expertise to central banks, scheme operators and market participants to fast-track the migration and modernization of real-time payment solutions around the world
Sep 25, 2020

Mastercard gives regional fintech firms market entry, expansion boost

The payments tech company unveils the Fintech Express, which aims to facilitate the launch and expansion of fintech firms in the MEA region.
May 7, 2020

MasterCard spearheads digital transport payment in Tanzania

Company collaborates with NMB Bank to launch EYWA Transit Solution.

Anzisha Prize applications now open

African Leadership Academy, Mastercard Foundation detail plans for five regional events across the continent.
Dec 3, 2019

uKheshe, Mastercard target potential 11 million customer base in SA

Locally developed financial inclusion platform announced collaboration to enable payments through Masterpass.
Oct 18, 2019

Airtel Africa, Mastercard strengthen digital alliance

Companies announce partnership to expose a potential 100 million Airtel Africa mobile phone users.
Jul 19, 2019

Safaricom expects DigiFarm to outperform M-Pesa in five years

Initiative one of several targeting Africa's agriculture sector with digitisation being the core objective.
Jun 26, 2019

Zimbabwe's Reserve Bank clarifies foreign currency policy

Country faces ongoing economic decline and is having to manage modalities around payments for companies like MultiChoice.